Beaumont P & Harris J (2016) Series Editors' Preface. In: The Choice of Law Contract. Studies in Private International Law, Volume 18. Oxford: Hart Publishing, pp. v-vi. https://www.bloomsburyprofessional.com/uk/the-choice-of-law-contract-9781509901012/
This series editors' preface introduces a powerful monograph by Maria Hook on the choice of law contract which advocates a party autonomy based theory for determining the applicable law in a range of areas (eg contract, tort, divorce, maintenance, matrimonial property and succession). It advocates the acceptance of party autonomy being accompanied by modal choice of law rules to regulate it.
private international law; applicable law; party autonomy; contract; tort; divorce; matrimonial property; maintenance and succession
The author of this monograph is Maria Hook.